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    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?
    Apr16

    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?

    Asia Times Security, Asia Beijing has become more honest about the Liaoning’s shortcomings, saying it is anxious to upgrade its carrier-borne fighters. It requires “a little bit luck plus a strong body and mind” to land a plane safely on the deck of China’s sole aircraft carrier Liaoning, China Central Television has revealed. A...

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda
    Apr16

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda

    OTTAWA — Canada is expanding the focus of the upcoming G7 foreign ministers meeting to include the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh and the democratic backslide in Venezuela. Peter Boehm, Canada’s chief summit organizer, says those items are being added to the “perennial” international security issues...

    Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis
    Apr16

    Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis

    Disentangling cause and effect is notoriously hard in social and human sciences, and the current crisis of the West is no exception. Is Donald Trump to blame for the erosion of the “liberal international order”? Is Vladimir Putin undermining our democracies? Has the proliferation of fake news and cognitive bubbles on social media amplified the...

    Ukrainian Man Denies Sabotage Charges In Russia-Controlled Crimea
    Apr16

    Ukrainian Man Denies Sabotage Charges In Russia-Controlled Crimea

    Ukrainian national Yevhen Panov pleaded not guilty to sabotage charges as a Russia-imposed court in annexed Crimea started his trial on April 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike
    Apr16

    Jailed Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, who is in jail pending trial on charges of plotting a terrorist attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons, has resumed a hunger strike. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russiagate and the Deep State
    Apr16

    Russiagate and the Deep State

    I cannot contemplate the havoc of Russiagate without a shudder of horror not only for my country, but also for myself. How very different my life would have been over the past year or more if I had been one of those Trump volunteers assembled in early 2016 to give the campaign the pretense of having a foreign-policy team. For that matter, it...

    WaPo: Trump Battles With Top Aides Over Stances Seen As Too Anti-Russian
    Apr16

    WaPo: Trump Battles With Top Aides Over Stances Seen As Too Anti-Russian

    Despite President Donald Trump’s increasingly aggressive positioning on Russia in recent months, he has been reluctant or even angry about confronting that country, the Washington Post reported Sunday night. The Post painted a picture of Trump in a stand-off with top foreign policy advisers on moves seen to be anti-Russian: expelling a...

    Stats Bureau Predicts: 20 Million Israelis by Country’s 120th Birthday
    Apr16

    Stats Bureau Predicts: 20 Million Israelis by Country’s 120th Birthday

    The main countries from which olim have arrived in Israel over the past decades were: Russia, Ukraine, France, the US, Ethiopia, and the UK. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Nikki Haley says more sanctions against Russia coming as soon as Monday
    Apr16

    Nikki Haley says more sanctions against Russia coming as soon as Monday

    Watch Video NEW YORK — United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday the Trump administration will announce more sanctions against Russia as soon as Monday. On CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Haley said the Treasury Department will announce the new sanctions and insisted the US has sent “a strong message” about the...

    A new age of gunboat diplomacy — and a new area of conflict
    Apr16

    A new age of gunboat diplomacy — and a new area of conflict

    AP Photo/Bullit Marquez Amid the intense coverage of Russian cyber-maneuvering …read more Source:...